Cleaning & De-rusting Hand Saws

Rust on a saw blade makes for a dirty cut, a saw that sticks in the kerf, and teeth that just won’t get as sharp as they can be. For a saw to perform at its best, the blade should be clean, free of rust, and smooth. Here’s a tried and true process for cleaning up just about any old saw.


Home Center Lumber

The dilemma of home center lumber. We’ve all heard from the curmudgeons who would never buy their lumber from a home center and are appalled that anyone else would either. But is home center lumber really that evil?


What is Sawing to the Line?

In traditional woodworking we often use the phrase “saw to the line”. But what exactly does that mean?